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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 94.16% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 78.17% higher than in China
Rent Prices in South Korea are 35.16% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 48.83% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 125.60% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 42.59% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 ¥
(4,161.89 ₩)
42.65 ¥
(7,100.00 ₩)
     +70.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥
(24,971.33 ₩)
240.28 ¥
(40,000.00 ₩)
     +60.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 33.00 ¥
(5,493.69 ₩)
36.94 ¥
(6,150.00 ₩)
     +11.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 ¥
(1,165.33 ₩)
24.03 ¥
(4,000.00 ₩)
     +243.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.50 ¥
(2,746.85 ₩)
30.03 ¥
(5,000.00 ₩)
     +82.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 27.30 ¥
(4,544.03 ₩)
26.87 ¥
(4,472.85 ₩)
     -1.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.34 ¥
(556.02 ₩)
10.05 ¥
(1,672.78 ₩)
     +200.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 ¥
(356.58 ₩)
5.09 ¥
(846.55 ₩)
     +137.40 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.85 ¥
(8,298.11 ₩)
55.49 ¥
(9,237.27 ₩)
     +11.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.83 ¥
(1,636.18 ₩)
15.82 ¥
(2,633.35 ₩)
     +60.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.14 ¥
(522.12 ₩)
11.13 ¥
(1,853.17 ₩)
     +254.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.59 ¥
(2,096.18 ₩)
19.31 ¥
(3,214.76 ₩)
     +53.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 39.44 ¥
(6,566.37 ₩)
55.62 ¥
(9,259.27 ₩)
     +41.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.39 ¥
(1,895.77 ₩)
29.15 ¥
(4,852.93 ₩)
     +155.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 31.05 ¥
(5,168.44 ₩)
77.47 ¥
(12,896.51 ₩)
     +149.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.81 ¥
(966.58 ₩)
19.84 ¥
(3,302.16 ₩)
     +241.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.70 ¥
(616.11 ₩)
11.77 ¥
(1,959.17 ₩)
     +217.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.42 ¥
(901.98 ₩)
16.63 ¥
(2,768.78 ₩)
     +206.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.55 ¥
(591.40 ₩)
16.60 ¥
(2,764.25 ₩)
     +367.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.50 ¥
(416.60 ₩)
11.47 ¥
(1,910.24 ₩)
     +358.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.75 ¥
(457.12 ₩)
8.73 ¥
(1,453.41 ₩)
     +217.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.21 ¥
(700.52 ₩)
15.37 ¥
(2,558.24 ₩)
     +265.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.19 ¥
(698.27 ₩)
8.15 ¥
(1,357.14 ₩)
     +94.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 ¥
(12,485.67 ₩)
102.12 ¥
(17,000.00 ₩)
     +36.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.09 ¥
(847.03 ₩)
13.99 ¥
(2,328.81 ₩)
     +174.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.80 ¥
(2,130.52 ₩)
17.62 ¥
(2,933.33 ₩)
     +37.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3,329.51 ₩)
27.03 ¥
(4,500.00 ₩)
     +35.15 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(332.95 ₩)
7.51 ¥
(1,250.00 ₩)
     +275.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(19,977.07 ₩)
330.38 ¥
(55,000.00 ₩)
     +175.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1,664.76 ₩)
21.02 ¥
(3,500.00 ₩)
     +110.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 ¥
(643.00 ₩)
7.73 ¥
(1,287.48 ₩)
     +100.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 ¥
(5,993.12 ₩)
72.08 ¥
(12,000.00 ₩)
     +100.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.90 ¥
(4,478.02 ₩)
34.83 ¥
(5,798.18 ₩)
     +29.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(23,306,578.93 ₩)
192,220.40 ¥
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +37.30 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 126,149.02 ¥
(21,000,729.15 ₩)
168,006.68 ¥
(27,969,007.00 ₩)
     +33.18 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 371.03 ¥
(61,767.41 ₩)
1,000.70 ¥
(166,592.06 ₩)
     +169.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 ¥
(30.38 ₩)
0.92 ¥
(152.90 ₩)
     +403.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 98.20 ¥
(16,347.69 ₩)
160.28 ¥
(26,682.03 ₩)
     +63.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 243.91 ¥
(40,605.54 ₩)
393.41 ¥
(65,492.96 ₩)
     +61.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 79.01 ¥
(13,152.60 ₩)
139.56 ¥
(23,233.33 ₩)
     +76.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ¥
(7,491.40 ₩)
60.07 ¥
(10,000.00 ₩)
     +33.49 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,191.60 ¥
(531,324.02 ₩)
2,449.95 ¥
(407,857.14 ₩)
     -23.24 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 116,020.22 ¥
(19,314,531.18 ₩)
130,000.37 ¥
(21,641,885.00 ₩)
     +12.05 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 420.63 ¥
(70,024.78 ₩)
427.85 ¥
(71,226.01 ₩)
     +1.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 241.53 ¥
(40,209.25 ₩)
290.38 ¥
(48,340.80 ₩)
     +20.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 577.35 ¥
(96,114.43 ₩)
585.91 ¥
(97,539.01 ₩)
     +1.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 621.32 ¥
(103,434.53 ₩)
896.18 ¥
(149,192.33 ₩)
     +44.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,601.62 ¥
(599,581.73 ₩)
3,857.62 ¥
(642,200.08 ₩)
     +7.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,993.75 ¥
(331,910.74 ₩)
2,659.83 ¥
(442,796.61 ₩)
     +33.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,159.29 ¥
(1,191,847.52 ₩)
9,890.64 ¥
(1,646,549.46 ₩)
     +38.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,054.74 ¥
(675,015.49 ₩)
6,353.19 ¥
(1,057,650.76 ₩)
     +56.69 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,394.84 ¥
(731,633.04 ₩)
5,925.31 ¥
(986,419.32 ₩)
     +34.82 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,483.96 ¥
(413,519.23 ₩)
3,131.93 ¥
(521,389.83 ₩)
     +26.09 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,208.09 ¥
(1,033,495.70 ₩)
15,771.14 ¥
(2,625,509.53 ₩)
     +154.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.06 3.58      -29.15 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:1623553
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY